Over 20 years after his groundbreaking VH1 talk show ended, RuPaul Charles is getting another shot at hosting his own chat program — this time on network television.
The iconic drag performer, 58, will host a new daytime television talk show for Fox, the network announced Tuesday.
Aptly titled RuPaul, the show will air Monday through Friday for a limited three-week run beginning June 10, and will be broadcast on select Fox stations including WNYW Fox-5 in New York and KTTV Fox-11 in LA.
“Now more than ever before we need a global voice that will help everyday people navigate this unique time in history,” Charles said in a statement. “Not only do I want to be a part of that conversation, I want to help facilitate it.”
Viewers can expect to see RuPaul’s “distinctive voice, exceptional interview skills, passion for helping others” on display in the show, according to a release.
“Entertaining and heartfelt in everything he does, the show will feature Charles’ modern take on the talk format,” the network says. “He will showcase his aspirational message with celebrity and newsmaker interviews, along with empowering everyday people to become their best selves. His sense of beauty, make-up and style will make the runway work for everyone. Charles’ 20-plus years interviewing and coaching along with his own evolution in music, fashion, style and media will inspire audiences daily.”
Since it’s debut this past June 10th, the RuPaul Show has rocked the daytime talk show airwaves with a colorful, uplifting and humorous fresh approach to daytime pop news. RuPaul takes to the stage to set the record straight and gay, with great
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